The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 190 162 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.61% 15.87% 17.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.30% 18.02% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 102 54
Average daily rate
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£378 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
936 899 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.67% 88.05% 91.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 449 260
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 47
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.02 £175.00 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 145 (45.17%) JavaScript
2 130 (40.50%) HTML
3 114 (35.51%) CSS
4 94 (29.28%) .NET
5 93 (28.97%) SQL
6 90 (28.04%) SQL Server
6 90 (28.04%) jQuery
7 88 (27.41%) C#
8 76 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (19.31%) MVC
10 59 (18.38%) ASP.NET
11 58 (18.07%) HTML5
12 51 (15.89%) TDD
13 50 (15.58%) Microsoft
14 48 (14.95%) CSS3
15 44 (13.71%) Java
16 39 (12.15%) Python
17 38 (11.84%) SharePoint
18 36 (11.21%) Web Services
19 33 (10.28%) Oracle
19 33 (10.28%) CMS
20 32 (9.97%) XML
21 30 (9.35%) BizTalk Server
21 30 (9.35%) AngularJS
22 29 (9.03%) REST
22 29 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC
22 29 (9.03%) Finance
23 28 (8.72%) Scrum
23 28 (8.72%) CRM
24 26 (8.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (11.84%) SharePoint
2 33 (10.28%) CMS
3 30 (9.35%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (5.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (3.43%) Apache
6 10 (3.12%) Drupal
7 9 (2.80%) WordPress
7 9 (2.80%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (2.80%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (2.18%) Node.js
9 4 (1.25%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.93%) IIS
10 3 (0.93%) JBoss
11 2 (0.62%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.62%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.87%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.31%) DOC1
4 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 26 (8.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.12%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.93%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.31%) Magento
5 1 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.92%) Internet
2 10 (3.12%) Intranet
3 6 (1.87%) HTTP
4 5 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.93%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.62%) SSH
7 1 (0.31%) LTE
7 1 (0.31%) Wireless
7 1 (0.31%) LDAP
7 1 (0.31%) SMTP
7 1 (0.31%) FTP
7 1 (0.31%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (28.04%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (5.61%) MySQL
4 16 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (4.36%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.74%) RDBMS
7 11 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (3.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.80%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 7 (2.18%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.56%) Big Data
11 5 (1.56%) OLAP
11 5 (1.56%) QlikView
12 4 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.93%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 19 (5.92%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.98%) Subversion
3 14 (4.36%) Visual Studio
4 13 (4.05%) Eclipse
5 12 (3.74%) JUnit
6 11 (3.43%) Selenium
7 9 (2.80%) Maven
8 7 (2.18%) MSTest
8 7 (2.18%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.87%) NUnit
10 5 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.93%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.93%) Mockito
11 3 (0.93%) DbUnit
11 3 (0.93%) jMock
11 3 (0.93%) Xcode
12 2 (0.62%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 29 (9.03%) Finance
2 7 (2.18%) Marketing
3 5 (1.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.56%) Retail
4 4 (1.25%) Spanish Language
5 3 (0.93%) Banking
5 3 (0.93%) Advertising
6 2 (0.62%) Publishing
6 2 (0.62%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (40.50%) HTML
2 114 (35.51%) CSS
3 94 (29.28%) .NET
4 90 (28.04%) jQuery
5 59 (18.38%) ASP.NET
6 58 (18.07%) HTML5
7 48 (14.95%) CSS3
8 36 (11.21%) Web Services
9 32 (9.97%) XML
10 30 (9.35%) AngularJS
11 29 (9.03%) REST
11 29 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (7.79%) Django
13 23 (7.17%) Sass
14 19 (5.92%) JSON
15 18 (5.61%) SOAP
15 18 (5.61%) .NET Framework
16 15 (4.67%) Spring
16 15 (4.67%) Ajax
16 15 (4.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.23%) User Experience
2 17 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.49%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.87%) iPhone
6 5 (1.56%) DataPower
6 5 (1.56%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.25%) New Media
7 4 (1.25%) GIS
8 3 (0.93%) NHS
8 3 (0.93%) BBC
8 3 (0.93%) Open Source
8 3 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (0.93%) iPad
8 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.62%) FMCG
9 2 (0.62%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.62%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.62%) Animation
10 1 (0.31%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.79%) Windows
2 22 (6.85%) Linux
3 11 (3.43%) UNIX
4 9 (2.80%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.25%) Android
5 4 (1.25%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.25%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.93%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (19.31%) MVC
3 51 (15.89%) TDD
4 28 (8.72%) Scrum
4 28 (8.72%) CRM
5 24 (7.48%) Unit Testing
6 23 (7.17%) OOP
7 22 (6.85%) OO
8 20 (6.23%) Software Engineering
9 18 (5.61%) Migration
10 17 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (5.30%) System Testing
10 17 (5.30%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (4.98%) Software Testing
12 14 (4.36%) SOA
13 13 (4.05%) Workflow
13 13 (4.05%) Web Development
13 13 (4.05%) Kanban
14 12 (3.74%) BDD
14 12 (3.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 145 (45.17%) JavaScript
2 93 (28.97%) SQL
3 88 (27.41%) C#
4 44 (13.71%) Java
5 39 (12.15%) Python
6 24 (7.48%) PHP
7 17 (5.30%) VBA
8 11 (3.43%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.80%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (1.25%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.25%) Ruby
11 4 (1.25%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.93%) C
12 3 (0.93%) C++
12 3 (0.93%) VB
13 2 (0.62%) XAML
13 2 (0.62%) Delphi
13 2 (0.62%) Perl
13 2 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (6.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.49%) Degree
2 8 (2.49%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.87%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.25%) HND
6 2 (0.62%) ISEB
6 2 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.87%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.93%) ZABBIX
1 3 (0.93%) Hyperic
1 3 (0.93%) logstash
Vendors
1 50 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.28%) Oracle
3 14 (4.36%) Business Objects
4 10 (3.12%) Sitecore
5 8 (2.49%) Cramer
6 7 (2.18%) Amdocs
7 5 (1.56%) IBM
8 4 (1.25%) ESRI
8 4 (1.25%) Apple
8 4 (1.25%) SAP
8 4 (1.25%) Google
9 3 (0.93%) Sencha
9 3 (0.93%) VMware
9 3 (0.93%) Cognos
10 2 (0.62%) Adobe
10 2 (0.62%) Telerik
10 2 (0.62%) Meridio
10 2 (0.62%) Talend
10 2 (0.62%) Netezza
10 2 (0.62%) Zend
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